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woman suffering from diabetic neuropathy

Diabetic Neuropathy Pain Management

The most common cause of peripheral neuropathy in all patients is diabetes. Diabetic neuropathy can result in pain and numbness in the legs and arms, hypoglycemia unawareness, difficulty standing and sitting, along with many other symptoms. The best way to treat and prevent diabetic neuropathy is to effectively manage blood sugar levels. While working on managing diabetes, there are multiple treatments available from a compounding pharmacy to provide symptomatic relief…
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woman with pain from vulvodynia

Topical Treatment for Vulvodynia

Vulvodynia is a condition characterized by chronic vulvar pain that may include a burning or itching sensation. The condition is not caused by an infection or acute injury but often to neurological pain. The pain can be exacerbated by certain movements that cause friction like with bike riding or sitting. Pain is generally least noticeable when lying down. Pudendal, ilioinguinal, or genitofemoral neuralgia is often the cause of vulvar pain…
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complex regional pain syndrome

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Medications

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), sometimes also called Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), is a neuro-inflammatory disorder characterized by chronic, intense pain. It is often caused by damage to nerves from an injury but there are cases where the cause is not known. The condition likely develops after an injury due to a dysfunction in the nervous systems, although there may be many factors that contribute to its development. The most…
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neuropathic pain

Topical Treatment for Neuropathic Pain

Neuropathic pain requires different treatment than acute pain from an injury or inflammation. Pain from damaged nerves can be difficult to treat and will not respond to typical pain medications. While oral medications can be used to treat this type of pain, topical medications have been shown to be especially effective at reducing pain while minimizing systemic effects. The combinations and strengths needed to treat neuropathic pain are often not…
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